Data Visualization & Business Intelligence made easier in SharePoint 2010

The SharePoint 2010 Platform has provided Information Workers with the ability to utilize common tools found within Microsoft Office to take data out of applications and surface it to the masses within SharePoint.  In this talk we’ll explore 2 of the newest avenues for data visualization within SharePoint: Visio Services and Excel utilizing PowerPivot. Visio Services allows you to take the traditional boxes and arrows modeling of Visio and apply real-time business data against the model and making it readily accessible within SharePoint while PowerPivot harnesses the number-crunching power of Excel 2010 and allows for the easy deployment of rich reporting and dashboards into SharePoint.